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Birthdate :June 2, 1944
Country : United States of America
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Marvin Hamlisch Timeline
1973At the age of seven, he was the youngest student ever accepted at the acclaimed Juiliard School of Music. Made movie history in 1974 when he became the first individual ever to win three Academy Awards in one night in all three music categories. One for the song, "The Way We Were" (with co-writers Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman), another for the score to the movie The Way We Were (1973) and one for the adaption of Scott Joplin's ragtime music for The Sting (1973). In 1994, he conducted the London orchestra for Barbra Streisand's first British concert.
1974He was the accompanist and straight man for Groucho Marx, when he toured in 1974-1975.
1976Marvin Hamlisch won the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the musical "A Chorus Line", collaborating with Nicholas Dante, Michael Bennett, James Kirkwood Jr. and Ed Kleban.
1980Engaged to Emma Samms in the early 1980s.
2011His musical, "A Chorus Line," at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for the 2011 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Production of a Musical (Large).